9 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands & Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Port Blair, South Andaman Island

Port Blair ©
The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Cellular Jail and then pause for some photo ops at Rajiv Gandhi's Statue. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Ross Island, then examine the collection at Samudrika Marine Museum, and then kick back and relax at Elephant Beach.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Blair road trip app .

New Delhi to Port Blair is an approximately 5-hour flight. While traveling from New Delhi, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Port Blair, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Elephant Beach
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Cellular Jail ©
Cellular Jail
Ross Island ©
Ross Island
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach

2
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
On the 12th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Lighthouse Beach, head off the coast to Poovar Island, and then have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) journey website .

You can fly from Port Blair to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) when traveling from Port Blair in August, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, relax in the rural setting at Spice Walk, see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, and take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Thekkady attractions tool .

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 17th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar road trip website .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

1
night
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) attractions planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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